PW advances to the round of 8 with a win over Gainesville, FL
Philadelphia Whitemarsh Rugby Football Club defeated Gainesville, Florida this afternoon 33 to 19 to advance to the elite round of eight remaining teams in the country. The win was a total team effort with five different players scoring on the afternoon. PW will play Syracuse tomorrow. The winner will travel to Colorodo in a few weeks time to compete in the final four.
Live Twitter feed from the match
- PW about to kickoff to Gainesville!
- Early penalty kick for PW. Rosato converts. 3-0 PW.
- PW controlling play but knocks it on just over the 50
- Another penalty kick for PW. Rosato misses just right. Still 3-0.
- PW scrum 15m out.
- PW awarded penalty and knocks the ball on on the goalline.
- Andrew Fusco scores on a feed from Conway Maraki! 8-0 PW.
- Bob Haller in the corner 13-0
- Gainesville scores and converts 13-7
- PW off a 5 meter scrum scores, misses conversion 18-7
- Rosato converts on a penalty 21-7
- Halftime 21-7 PW
- Defensive stand by PW still 21-7
- Kev with a stolen lineout and touches it down 26-7 missed conversion
- Gainesville touches down and converts 26-14
- Conway with a yellow card, Gainesville in PW end
- Gainesville knocking on the door but knocks it on. About 5 min remaining.
- Gainesville 5 meter scrum stolen by PW, ran out of bounds at the 22.
- Gainesville scores and misses conversion. PW lead is 7. 26-19.
- Back to full strength. Under 3 min remaining.
- PW scrum just over midfield.
- Haller runs it in! 31-19 PW!
- Conversion good and that's a final.
- PW wins 33-19! Advances to play Syracuse RFC in USA Quarterfinals tomorrow
- PW v Syracuse 11:15am »